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Realistic (fiction), 761 words, Level O (Grade 2), Lexile 730L
Scotty's Spring Training is a realistic fiction book in which a grandfather coaxes his grandson off the computer and away from his favorite game, All-Time All-Stars. They drive to the Mariners' spring training camp in Arizona, to watch practice. Then Scotty receives some valuable coaching and advice from Hall of Fame great Tony Gwynn. He learns that knowing all the stats and history of baseball is valuable, but practicing skills away from the computer can make baseball even more enjoyable! Statistics, photographs, and illustrations support the text.
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Blends : Identify initial consonant r-blends
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Concept Words : Read and understand number words
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